Brief History of Smart appliances

History is littered with incorrect predictions of what smart homes of the future would look like. Whether it was the LA Times Magazine predicting in 1988 that we’d all have robot butlers (I wish this had come true!), or Intel scientist Dean Pomerleau predicting in 2009 that we’d soon be controlling computer systems with our…

Aging gracefully in the smart home

You must meet your mother before you leave. Maybe her health is not the best, and she occasionally forgets an appointment. You probably know that in your day it was mostly young people who got excited about the smart home. In the meantime, even the older generation has realized that connected functions offer them benefits. They…

Facts about smart homes

A smart home should be everything you need from a home…and more. It is the cozy place that makes you feel protected and safe 24/7, but it also contains lots of enhancements that help you become a “superhero” when the situation requires it. Here are 30+ out of this world facts about home automation that…

KNX Smart Home or Building

KNX is technology which controls the automation of integral functions of any residential, commercial, or industrial building such as HVAC, lighting systems, multimedia, security, energy management and more. In this article you will learn everything you need to know about KNX technology, how KNX works and why you should consider integrating KNX systems either in…

Logitech Scribe

As people return to the office and look forward to working together in person again, they have the benefit of a new perspective. Working remotely for a year or more has taught many of us the value of collaboration and the challenges of replicating that experience while working from home. In the field of education,…

The role of Smart Home in near future

The smart home of today and tomorrow is being built on equal parts of functionality, convenience, and comfort. In the not-too-distant future, the best recommendation for dinner may come from a smart refrigerator. By tracking its contents and knowing the expiration dates of the food on hand along with a database of recipes, the refrigerator…